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Learn Introductory Crop Physiology with Braimy – B.SC Agriculture
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  • Growth is, a quantitative term, an irreversible increase in number, volume (size) or weight of cell, tissue or organ in plant life cycle.
  • It involves

Cell division in meristems, by increasing cell number, increases the potential for growth.

  • However, it is cell expansion that accounts for the actual increase in plant mass.
  • Together, these processes contribute to plant form.

Exceptions : seedling dry weight less than the seed during germination. Megaspore formation( 4→1)

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